By Rachel W. White
Through biographical examinations of a few of the most important figures within the debate on conservation, this booklet seeks to discover quite a number topics, akin to the evolution of the conservation flow, its implications for policy-makers, and the way it affects the day-by-day lives of individuals far and wide. The various methods taken by means of those contributors will serve to stress that there are various definitions of conservation, and that many viewpoints are legitimate. unique observations of vital figures on each side of the talk, together with the most recognized and prevalent and a few much less so, offer readers with the data they should shape their very own reviews in this subject. significant biographies comprise contributors corresponding to Rachel Carson, Dixy Lee Ray, John Muir, and James Watt. An introductory essay, an appendix of shorter entries on extra figures, and a bibliography also are included.
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Shapers of the Great Debate on Conservation: A Biographical Dictionary (Shapers of the Great American Debates) by Rachel W. White